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Policeman and his sister killed in highway collision

A fatal traffic accident is always a sad event…but the one that occurred on Saturday morning between miles thirty-seven and thirty-eight on the Northern Highway takes on added significance as [...]

Two charged in Placencia murder

Tonight two brothers have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a Placencia man. According to authorities, twenty-two year old Anthony Moody and twenty-three [...]

Armed gang robs tourists on way to Caracol

It is one of Belize’s most magnificent tourist destinations, but on Saturday a trip to Caracol proved to be a frightening experience for a dozen visitors to our country after [...]

Ruling in Brown case postponed until Tuesday

Extradition proceedings against Andrew and Floyd Brown were delayed today in Belize City Magistrate’s Court as Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord continues to deliberate on requests from the prosecution to seek [...]

Charges expected in Princess Hotel stabbing

Details remain sketchy tonight, but police reports to News Five indicate that a stabbing incident at the Princess Hotel and Casino has left one man recovering at the Karl Heusner [...]

Often charged, robber finally pleads guilty

In court news, a young man often charged but seldom convicted has finally become the subject of a negative verdict. Today eighteen-year-old Francis Petillo pleaded guilty to one of three [...]

Accused walks as police witness fails to show

Prosecutors were not so lucky in the case of Darren Banks, who today walked away from a prohibited firearm charge when a police witness failed to show up in court. [...]

U.D.P. chooses two more standard bearers

The United Democratic Party held two more nominating conventions over the weekend. In Stann Creek West, former area rep and Minister of Works Melvin Hulse came out of political retirement [...]

American Airlines marks 15 years in Belize

With little fanfare, today American Airlines celebrated its fifteenth anniversary operating in Belize. According to country manager Luis Alpuche, back in 1990, there was only one daily American airlines flight [...]

Police Commissioner responds to island crime

It’s a town dependent on tourism that has increasingly seen its image as a tropical paradise overshadowed by a string of violent crimes. Today the Commissioner of Police visited San [...]

Camalote girls remain undefeated

Good evening, I?m James Adderley with this fresh dish of Sports Monday. The Cayo Female Softball Tournament presented week two of the playoffs yesterday at the Joan Garbutt Stadium inside [...]